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Use of a fenestrated silicone drain to stent a malignant tracheobronchial stenosis.
  1. R L Insall,
  2. G N Morritt
  1. Cardiothoracic Centre, Freeman Hospital, Newcastle upon Tyne.


    An innovative use of a fenestrated silicone drainage tube as an endobronchial stent is reported. The patient had respiratory obstruction due to a carinal tumour and laser photoresection had failed to restore airway patency.

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